James Florance Collection
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Typed summary of interview (8 leaves) with Leonard Sackett concerning the Hill Farm at Northcote, Minn., family history article and newspaper clippings on the Florance Farm at Hallock, Minn., and a poem entitled "The pioneers" by his father Edward. Hill Farm (also known as Northcote Farm) was owned by James J. Hill, later by his son Walter. Most of the original Hill Farm was taken over by Edward Florance Jr. and son Maurice. Florance Farm was strictly grain farming, no livestock was owned.